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Job Vacancy


May 3, 2022
Positions available in Cambridge and Taupo
Permanent, Full-Time

At Camex Civil Ltd, we are a down-to-earth team. We look out for one another and share a passion for the work. 

We the opportunity for two experienced drainlayers to join our team! One of the available positions is based at our head-office in Cambridge, and the other within our Taupo branch.

Both Positions Offer:

  • A variety of high-profile projects in and around the local area.
  • A passionate and team-oriented work environment.
  • Personalised training plans and progression opportunities.
  • Vehicles for certified Drainlayers.

"It's the great crew - that's what I'm here for everyday."

Statement by a Camex Team Member (2021)



As a Drainlayer at Camex Civil, you will support the delivery of our drainage / water reticulation works for local body infrastructure, commercial construction, subdivision development projects.

  • Excavate and install drainage systems and associated ground support systems on a variety of small to large scale 3-waters projects.
  • Participate in team meetings, incl. daily toolbox.
  • Operate heavy machinery.

Experienced Drainlayers will:

  • Lead a Drainage Crew and support the training of cadets.
  • Consult with the Site Manager / PM about job progress, methodology and resource needs.
  • Interpret drawings and specifications.
  • Complete H&S and QA documentation.

Hours of Work:  Average of 50 hours per week (Monday to Friday). Saturday work is available, but not mandatory.



Our minimum requirement…

  • A great attitude and drive to support the team!

The best thing about working at Camex Civil Ltd is the great crew you're a part of. So, fit with our team culture is our biggest priority!

  • It is essential that quality and safety are second nature in everything that you do. We strive to deliver exceptional results every time.
  • A proven track record in successful drainage / water reticulation projects.

For a more senior position, we would be looking for:

  • The ability to operate plant.
  • The ability to read plans and do set out.
  • Experience in a leadership role.


As one of the Central North Island’s leading civil contractors, we are experts in large scale earthworks, civil siteworks, 3-Waters infrastructure, process plant upgrades and subdivisions. We have created a strong reputation for quality services, providing on-time workmanship and being an enjoyable family-orientated team to work alongside. At Camex Civil, we strongly believe in a culture of teamwork and training, with our staff being one of the main reasons for our on-going success over the last 22 years.


We are proud of having a culture where people enjoy coming to work everyday, because they know they are valued by the team and supported by great people.

A few of the great things we have going include:

  • A monthly staff breakfast.
  • Site of the Month where we recognize and reward our top teams.
  • Personal wellbeing and development programmes for the team.
  • Social events, and more! Our staff regularly go together to events like rugby, motor racing and fishing tournaments.


If you have a vision for your future, training and development opportunity is keenly provided. 

We support training in many forms, from in-house mentoring to external courses. If you are interested in further qualification and training, we will help you get there and support you every step of the way.
This includes covering the yearly registration fee for Level 4 Drainage Qualifications through Skills NZ and for Level 3 and 4 Connexis training courses.

If we are the team you want to be a part of, Apply Now!

If you are interested in further qualification and training, we will help you get there and support you every step of the way. If we are the team you want to be a part of, apply now by emailing your Cover letter and CV directly to us at Please Note: At this time, we are only considering applications from candidates with current right to live and work in New Zealand.

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